MINERAL, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- Chris Shelton will continue his basketball career at Hampton University, committing to the Pirates on Twitter Sunday morning.
I am proud to announce my commitment to continue my academic and basketball career at Hampton University. I would like to thank God, my family, my coaches, and everyone that has supported me on this journey. The grind doesn’t stop! #GOPIRATES pic.twitter.com/RtOWqW5uEE— Chris Shelton (@_chrisshelton2) May 5, 2019
Shelton, the VHSL Class 4 state player of the year, averaged 23 points and seven rebounds per game as a senior. He led Louisa County to its first stat championship game appearance since 1994, losing to George Washington 55-44.
Shelton led the Lions to Jefferson District and region championships. Shelton was also the JD Class 4 player of the year in 2018 and 2019.